Jambox by Jawbone Review

“Ohhhh! It’s the hipster speaker!” – @didip That’s what my co-worker said when he walked into the office this morning. Waiting for me when I got to work was the new Jambox by Jawbone. You may remember the video for the Jambox that went around the interwebs that featured…

Dev Nation Presentation: Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to stop worrying and love HTML, CSS, and Javascript

I presented at Dev Nation Portland last weekend. These are my slides: **[Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to stop worrying and love HTML, CSS and Javascript](http://www.slideshare.net/RobotDeathSquad/dr-strangelove-4767945 "Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to stop worrying and love HTML, CSS and Javascript")**View more…

Who should write tests?

The question seems pretty obvious, “Who should be writing the acceptance tests for your software?” I think most people will first answer with “Programmers!”. There might be a few “testers”‘ maybe even a “the customer and programer pair”. These are all fine answers. Unfortunately, I’m starting to think they…

Summer Has Arrived

Since the weather was so wonderful here in Portland today, my wife and I decided to make fajitas for dinner. Instead of your regular “grill some chicken, fry some veggies” fajitas, I decided to do a version I saw Alton Brown do on good eats. The interesting thing here is…

Rubymine - A Love Story

I started writing code in Flash 5. I actually learned OOP in ActionScript, but that’s another post all together. My point is, my first code editor was Flash. Then I moved to Dreamweaver + Homesite. Then I used BBEdit for a while. Then I found Rails and Textmate and I…

Bundler: Oh the fail I know.

First, a disclaimer: I don’t want to be negative. I am only writing this because I feel it deserves attention by the community and because I love Rails so much that the fact that something is making me lose faith in it truly makes me a little sad. I…